Home, On the Range

"Kansas was the tornado signaled by a glowering sky that Ray and Lorna knew was dangerous but kept to themselves all day," Christine Schutt writes in the latest issue of Noon. There's something interesting happening with the western as a genre, with the domestic narrative, with avant-garde fiction and its persistent, metonymic and metaphoric displacement of words and meanings. Read my thoughts: https://adamfales.com/2020/06/27/home-on-the-range/

All That Is Solid Melts Into Smoke

For Chicago Review, I wrote a review of HBO's show High Maintenance. My review tries to understand the conditions of labor depicted by the show and how it reveals the way we stay attached to certain modes of hope and life in contemporary capitalism. Read more here: https://www.chicagoreview.org/all-that-is-solid-melts-into-smoke/